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Folder structure for intent list

It would be fantastic to have the possibillity to use folders in the intent list. Just to be able to group intents etc. Now I use tha naming for sorting purposes, and that gives me very long intent names.
2 days ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Allowing other than self signed certificates for webhooks in Watson Assistant for CP4D

The webhook URL's in Watson Assistant for CP4D only allows self signed certificates, and not proper certs from a ca-authority. This makes no sense for a self hosted environment and is blocking functionality for us.A bonus wolud be to be able to us...
2 days ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Possibillity to boost input messages towards a intent/entity

We have an idea where it would be good to be able to boost confidence towards a special intent. Like if we have a general chat, but we know that it's more likely to be a question that concerns x, so that even if a posted question is very vauge, it...
2 days ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Create a Request.Input event for Log Capture

A Request.input event as a system trace would enable the client to react to users who click on links in the chat for follow-up activities. Essentially, the request is for the chat to log a user's activity whether or not they click on the link in t...
5 days ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Enable Instana monitoring for Watson Assistant

Instana not possible to use for Watson Assistant. WA pods are evicted. The root cause of the issues was that the Instana product injects a jar file into a temporary directory, called EmptyDir, which has a preset limit of 1Mi. The Instana jar is ...
3 months ago in Watson Assistant 1 Under review

Close API gaps for dev to test to prod deployment process

Need well documented and supported process for building skills / collections on a dev environment, then test, then propagate to two separate production clusters for HA DR.We seem close to that with export/import APIs that can be driven by CI/CD pi...
4 months ago in Watson Assistant 1

MS Teams integration support

Watson Assistant supports some of the third-party software integrations. But MS Teams does not supported. I hope MS Teams integration support.
about 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 4

Increase the number of possible annotation

We have a dataset containing a "business-object" entity that can have different possible values which has about 13880 annotations in different intent samples. This object will allow to detect the leave request/spot award/cost center/personal detai...
3 months ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Extend the session timeout so Assistant can usefully support FB Messenger and other asynch channels experience.

When Watson Assistant works with Facebook Messenger the session times out after 60 minutes. 60 mins may be acceptable for a web session which is a synchronous experience . It is far too little time for an asynch messaging channel like FB Messenger...
11 months ago in Watson Assistant 5 Future consideration

Use the previous action as a condition (New Watson Assistant Actions)

It would be very useful to have a native button/condition that can detect which was the action of the last executed step (in a series of steps). Imagine that, from Action 1, you are jumping to another action/sub action Action 2. In Action 2 you ...
about 1 month ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted